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Female Monarch Butterfly

Female Monarch Butterfly

Yesterday was by far the coldest day for months – and it so happened that the chrysalis that I had brought home on a twig of milkweed (swan plant) was ready to turn into a butterfly. Sadly, just at the crucial moment, I was not around, but still, it was fun reliving an episode of the past when we produced monarchs big time.

A sequence of shots of an emerging monarch butterfly can be found here.

Still a bit crumpled.

Still a bit crumpled.

The Chrysalis, a few hours before the event

The Chrysalis, a few hours before the event

3 Comments

  1. William Kendall

    Quite a beauty! I know it takes them awhile after they’re out of the cocoon before they’re ready to really go.

  2. babzy

    Wow awesome images ! šŸ™‚

  3. gunn

    What a beautiful result!

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